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The Public Hearing for the Flood Damage Prevention Law was called to order at 7:00pm by supervisor Layton in the Town meeting room.

Present:

  1. William Layton – Supervisor
  2. Howard Buttel – Councilperson
  3. Peggy Backus – Councilperson
  4. Carl Stuendel – Councilperson

 

Others:

  1. Ronald VanValkenburg – Hwy Superintendent
  2. Michelle Phoenix – Town Clerk
  3. Nancy Roberts – Bookkeeper to the Supervisor
  4. Kristin Janke Schneider – Del. Co. Planning Dept.
  5. Chris Yacobucci – Lamont Engineers
  6. Rob Panasci – Young/Sommer
  7. Erin Neale – Ermeti Law officer – for D & J      Siniscalchi
  8. Rosemarty Roberts – For J & P Decker
  9. John Decker

 

Questions/Comments:

Rosemary Roberts asked, “What are the significant provisions of this law?” Kristin Schneider explained the Law is to protect residents from potential and/or actual damages from flooding and erosion and such damage may include: destruction or loss of private and public housing, damage to public facilities, both publicly and privately owned, and injury to and loss of human life.  In order to minimize the threat of such damages and to achieve the purposes and objectives hereinafter, and to participate in the National Flood Insurance Program, and to minimize expenditure of public money for costly flood control projects this needs to be done.

 

No further questions or comments

 

Public Hearing Adjournment

On motion by Buttel and seconded by Layton, it was moved to close the public hearing at 7:10pm

Vote: All AYEs – Motion carried.

 

Michelle Phoenix

Town of Tompkins
Town Clerk

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